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Ovarian cancer

Ovarian cancer is the 6th most common cancer in women in the UK, with 7,400 people diagnosed each year. The symptoms of ovarian cancer can be very vague, particularly when the disease is in its early stages.
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Ovarian cancer

Unpublished trial results have found that a drug which targets genetic vulnerabilities in tumour cells can delay some advanced ovarian cancers from worsening. Unpublished trial results have found that a drug which targets genetic vulnerabilities in tumour cells can delay some advanced ovarian cancers from worsening.

by Cancer Research UK | News | 8 September 2017

8 September 2017

Our scientists are looking for ways to use blood tests in cancer prognosis and treatment planning. Our scientists are looking for ways to use blood tests in cancer prognosis and treatment planning.

by Michael Walsh | Analysis | 20 December 2016

20 December 2016

  • Health & Medicine
  • Science & Technology

Meet our new research fellows 2016

Find out how our new up and coming researchers plan to tackle some of the big scientific questions in cancer. Find out how our new up and coming researchers plan to tackle some of the big scientific questions in cancer.

by Catherine Pickworth | Analysis | 6 October 2016

6 October 2016

Professor Stan Kaye

Cancer clinician Professor Stan Kaye has been awarded the Lifetime Achievement in Cancer Research Prize by Cancer Research UK today. Cancer clinician Professor Stan Kaye has been awarded the Lifetime Achievement in Cancer Research Prize by Cancer Research UK today.

by Cancer Research UK | News | 6 October 2016

6 October 2016

  • Health & Medicine
  • Science & Technology

Dundee research explains drug resistance in ovarian cancer

Scientists in Dundee have uncovered important information about how ovarian cancer becomes resistant to certain treatments. Scientists in Dundee have uncovered important information about how ovarian cancer becomes resistant to certain treatments.

by British Journal of Cancer | News | 10 August 2016

10 August 2016

  • Health & Medicine
  • Science & Technology

Building tumours in the lab – a how to guide

Our scientists in London are taking apart tumours and rebuilding artificial versions in the lab to help test the latest treatments. Our scientists in London are taking apart tumours and rebuilding artificial versions in the lab to help test the latest treatments.

by Nick Peel | Analysis | 4 July 2016

4 July 2016